Most eye-catching among his declarations was the decision to suspend Moscow’s participation in the New START nuclear treaty. So what does the move mean – and does it make nuclear war any more likely? He’s referring to the New START accord between the US and Russia, which limits the number of nuclear weapons the two countries can hold. Does suspending New START make nuclear war any more likely? “The possibility of the use of nuclear weapons is extremely small, and has been from the beginning.
Nicola Sturgeon has announced her resignation as Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP). But why has Nicola Sturgeon resigned, and what does this mean for the SNP and Scottish independence? Why has Nicola Sturgeon resigned? Nicola Sturgeon has resigned as Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) after more than eight years in the role. In November 2022, the Supreme Court ruled that the Scottish Parliament does not have the power to legislate for a referendum on Scottish independence.1 month ago Channel 4
Chris and Rosie Ramsay’s Shagged Married Annoyed won Best Comedy Podcast for the second consecutive year. Also for the second time, Katherine Ryan received the Outstanding Female Comedy Entertainment Performance and Taskmaster won Best Comedy Entertainment Show. In the wake of the final series of Derry Girls, Saoirse Monica Jackson received the award for Best Comedy Actress and elsewhere Lee Mack was named Outstanding Male Comedy Entertainment Performer. Following a live fan vote during the ceremony, Joe Lycett won the Best Stand-Up Show Award for his show, Joe Lycett: More, More, More! Thank you so much.”The National Comedy Awards for Stand Up To Cancer also saw video messages from Sir Eric Idle and Rhod Gilbert, who both spoke about their experiences of cancer.1 month ago Channel 4
Cameroon's goalkeeper Devis Epassy celebrates at the end of the World Cup group G soccer match between Cameroon and Brazil, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS/Andre Penner A group of players jumps for a header during the World Cup group G soccer match between Cameroon and Brazil, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS/Thanassis Stavrakis Previous NextIt was the 11th straight time Brazil won its World Cup group. Alves’ last game at a World Cup had been in the round of 16 of the 2014 tournament in Brazil. ___Tales Azzoni on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tazzoni___AP World Cup coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/world-cup and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.3 months ago KOB 4
About 10,000 demonstrators, many of them piled into hundreds of trucks and cars, left Friday from the eastern city of Lahore, Pakistan’s cultural heartland. Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, center holds a national flag, and gestures to his supporters at a rally in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 28 2022. Chaudary Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, center, addresses to his supporters at a rally in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 28 2022. Chaudary Supporters of Pakistan's main opposition 'Tehreek-e-Insaf party' dance and sing patriotic songs at a rally in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 28 2022. Authorities in Islamabad have deployed additional security forces to deter any clashes or violence once Khan’s convoy reaches the Pakistani capital.4 months ago KOB 4
(AP) — Dueling lawsuits have been dropped by a former Nebraska candidate for governor and a fellow Republican state lawmaker who accused him of groping her at a political function several years ago. That came after Slama told the Nebraska Examiner that, in 2019, Herbster reached under her skirt and groped her at the Douglas County Republican Party event when she was 22. Slama was one of eight women who accused Herbster of unwanted groping, but Slama was the only one to go on the record with her name. The accusations of sexual misconduct against Herbster and subsequent lawsuits exposed deep divisions in the state Republican Party. Several female Republican state lawmakers set up a legal fund to help the women who accused Herbster.4 months ago KOB 4
Most of the opium exported by Myanmar goes to China and Vietnam, while heroin goes to many countries across the region, Douglas said. “Very high profits.”The cultivation of opium had been trending downward in recent years before the military took control of the government in 2021. After rising slightly in 2021, that spiked in 2022 to an estimated 790 metric tons (870 tons), according to the report. The violence has meant that the government has been unable to reach some areas to carry out drug eradication raids, and has also had to divert its resources elsewhere. “The expansion of opium production that is underway is fundamentally about poverty and people in rural areas reacting to the economic situation,” Douglas said.1 month ago KOB 4
A Greek company owning the Marshall Islands-flagged tanker said it sustained no damage in the attack by explosive-laden drones. It also again signals potential danger for commercial ships that pass by or stop in Yemen. Ash Shihr’s port has a crude oil pipeline at it that has a capacity of 300,000 barrels a day. The initial, two-month truce agreed to on April 2 by the government and the Houthis was extended twice, until Oct. 2. The Houthis maintain that oil produced in Yemen should not be allowed to be exported by the cash-strapped government side.5 months ago KOB 4